ways to eat for your goals, THAT WORK.
1. eat foods you enjoy.
if you consume foods that you love, you are more likely to stay on track
2. portion sizes are key.
if you can lock this down, you've won half the battle
3. pack your lunch.
keeping track of your macros & bringing your own food will prevent you from eating off track
4. pick foods with protein & fiber
by doing this you'll feel fuller for longer
5. go mediterranean
a diet packed with veggies, olive oil & fewer processed foods may help your heart & your brain.
6. get your calories from food, not liquids
researchers have shown that swapping out sweetened drinks for water can lead to greater weight loss.
7. be flexible
having more options for what you eat makes it easier to develop a healthier lifestyle, especially one that you can stick to.
8. drink water before each meal
people who drink water 30 minutes before a meal have been known to lose more eight
9. shop when your full
don't shop hungry, you'll be more likely to buy foods not on your list due to hunger
when you don't sleep, your body craves high calorie food
11. breakfast is key
when you eat in the morning, you'll kick start your metabolism for the day
12. stop grazing
you're not a cow, stop grazing on food throughout the day, opt for a healthy snack to keep you fuller between meals